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List of people from New York


List of people from New York

The following is a list of prominent people who were born in the U.S. state of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their identity.


  • Public office 1
    • Presidents 1.1
    • Vice presidents 1.2
    • Other 1.3
  • Entertainment 2
    • Film, theater, dance, and modeling 2.1
    • Comedians and humorists 2.2
    • Music 2.3
    • Rappers 2.4
  • Business 3
  • Art, literature, journalism, and philosophy 4
  • Science and medicine 5
  • Athletics 6
  • Infamous New Yorkers 7
  • Lawyers and jurists 8
  • Religious leaders 9
  • Other 10
  • See also 11
  • References 12

Public office


Vice presidents



Film, theater, dance, and modeling

Comedians and humorists




Art, literature, journalism, and philosophy

Science and medicine


Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg

Infamous New Yorkers

Lawyers and jurists

Religious leaders


See also


  1. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607–1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1963. 
  2. ^ "Legislators Past & Present - John J. dewey". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Label overview: Jill Stuart". NY MAG. 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Livnat, Arie (December 16, 2010). "No. 1 WNBA Draft pick Sue Bird headed to Ramle".  
  5. ^ Crankshaw, Ned (1993). "Changing Images at Shimer College" (PDF). Illinois Historical Journal 86: 168. 
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